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The dew breaker

Author: Edwidge Danticat
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Story of a man known as a "dew breaker," a Haitian torturer, whose past crimes lie beneath his new American reality.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-
Dew breaker.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004
(OCoLC)607059888
Online version:
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-
Dew breaker.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004
(OCoLC)608778397
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwidge Danticat
ISBN: 1400041147 9781400041145
OCLC Number: 52838918
Description: 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The book of the dead --
Seven --
Water child --
The book of miracles --
Night talkers --
The bridal seamstress --
Monkey tails --
The funeral singer --
The dew breaker.
Responsibility: Edwidge Danticat.
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Story of a man known as a "dew breaker," a Haitian torturer, whose past crimes lie beneath his new American reality.

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